The ideal agent knows the local area well and has resources and contacts to help you in your search. Overall, you want to choose an agent that makes you feel comfortable and can provide all the knowledge and services you need.
Homebate compiles a list of several agents that you can talk to before choosing one. Look for an agent who listens well and understands your needs, and whose judgment you trust. If you’re looking for a commission credit, make sure to discuss the terms at the beginning of the relationship.